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Pro wrestling legend, Mississippi native Kamala dies at age 70

Former professional wrestler James Harris, a Mississippi native who was better known by his ring name “Kamala,” died on Sunday. He was 70. Harris was ... Read more

22 hours ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

Cannons baseball tryouts The Vicksburg Cannons 10U baseball team will have tryouts on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Culkin baseball fields. Tryouts will start at ... Read more

1 day ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy softball player Regan Thornell went 4-for-5 with one RBI and four runs scored in a 17-11 win over Park Place on Tuesday. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

SEC releases new league opponents, but schedule still on hold

Mississippi State has added games against Vanderbilt and Georgia, while Ole Miss gets Kentucky and South Carolina in the revised league schedule released Friday. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Scrimmage marks fresh start for PCA, high school football

Braden Kapp shed one tackle, carried the football around the edge of the line, and was quickly blasted by a Tensas Academy defender as the ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

1990 Vicksburg claims Greatest on the Gridiron championship

In the 1990 MHSAA Class 5A playoffs, Vicksburg High saw its magical season end because of a blocked field goal and PAT in the fourth ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

PCA can’t keep up with Cathedral

Porter’s Chapel Academy hung with Cathedral on Thursday night, but couldn’t quite keep pace in a softball slugfest at Sports Force Parks. Allie Feltus went ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Black Sox bow out of World Series with loss

A late rally wasn’t enough to prevent the Hattiesburg Black Sox from making an early exit at the National Baseball Congress World Series. The Hutchinson ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Hattiesburg Black Sox baseball player and former Warren Central star Marcus Ragan went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, three stolen bases, and one run scored in ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Southern Miss adds two games to schedule, moves opener to Sept. 3

HATTIESBURG — A lot of college football teams are canceling games and delaying the season. Southern Miss is doing the exact opposite. Southern Miss announced ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Ragan, Lanzarote lead Black Sox to win at NBC World Series

In previous trips to the National Baseball Congress World Series, a single loss in pool play often doomed the Hattiesburg Black Sox’s chances at a ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Black Sox trying to stay alive at NBC World Series

After a heartbreaking loss in their opening game, the Hattiesburg Black Sox will have to fight their way through the losers’ bracket at the National ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Southern Miss football begins preseason camp

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss became the first of Mississippi’s college football teams to return to work, when it held its first official practice of preseason ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Preseason scrimmages give teams a look at players and COVID-19 precautions

The most important games of the high school football season — and perhaps in the history of the sport — will be played this Friday ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

WC softball tryouts Tryouts for Warren Central’s fast-pitch softball team will be held Aug. 11 and 13, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. each day at ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy softball player Marley Bufkin went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in a 5-2 win over Park Place Christian on Tuesday. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Loss doesn’t dampen St. Al’s spirits in softball season opener

By Patrick Murphy The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — The St. Aloysius Lady Flashes lost 12-0 to Cathedral Monday in Natchez. The result wasn’t as important, ... Read more

6 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Finally! The Rock purchases remnants of the XFL

LOS ANGELES — Finally, The Rock has come back to the world of professional football. Dwayne Johnson, the World Wrestling Entertainment legend turned Hollywood megastar, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Harpole wins third straight VCC Championship

Jeff Harpole lost his grip on one of Warren County’s golf majors. He showed this weekend, however, that he’s not about to relinquish his status ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Sports column: Football schedules keep shifting like quicksand

One of my annual chores in the sports department is typing up football schedules. It’s tedious work, but it’s necessary and enjoyable. They come in ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Brees says he’ll stand for anthem, but respects those who kneel

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he’ll remain standing for “The Star Spangled Banner,” but professed respect and support for those who ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

ULL assistant coach, former Mississippi State player Looney dies on practice field

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette assistant football coach and former Mississippi State player D.J. Looney died from a heart attack following a team workout Saturday ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Game Plan

VSO fall registration Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season is now open and will continue until Aug. 15. There are six leagues for ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Southern Miss track and field athlete Keiyana Gaskin, a former Vicksburg High star, made the President’s List with a 4.0 GPA for the spring 2020 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Greatest on the Gridiron: 1970 Temple, 1990 Vicksburg vie for title of greatest team ever

The tournament to crown Warren County’s best high school football team of all-time has been whittled from 32 teams down to two. The 1970 Temple ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Turning the MHSAA’s COVID-19 guidelines into policies will take discussion, AD says

Normally, grabbing a facemask during a football game is a penalty. This season, it will be encouraged. Fans and stadium personnel could be required to ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg native and former Vicksburg High star Alexus Stirgus was named to Mississippi College’s women’s basketball All-Decade team for the 2010s. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

SEC will play 10-game, conference-only football schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference will play only league games in 2020, a decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

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